Stanton Fredericks
3 minute read
13 Nov 2019
10:05 pm

Goodbye to the dull Soweto derbies

Stanton Fredericks

I really enjoyed that Soweto derby on Saturday. What a game!

Leonardo Castro of Kaizer Chiefs celebrates goal during the Absa Premiership 2019/20 football match between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates at Soccer City, Johannesburg on 09 November 2019 ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

Chiefs might not always play the prettiest football, but they are definitely playing football that works, a mixture of ball retention and a more direct approach, getting into the right areas, and targeting the weak points of the opposition. You see Ernst Middendorp at every game, and Shaun Bartlett will watch the game on television, Chiefs do proper analysis of their opponents. READ: Rulani’s angry reaction a sign of immaturity Chiefs continued their great form in beating Pirates, and for Pirates it was always going to be difficult after going 1-0 down inside a minute, and then going 2-0 down. They...